Regina T. Jefferson teaches individual income taxation, partnership taxation, and ERISA: pensions. Prior to joining the law faculty at Catholic University in 1992, Jefferson was a tax law specialist at the national office of the Internal Revenue Service in the Employee Plans Division from 1987 through 1990, where she specialized in qualified employee plans. From 1990 through 1992, Jefferson was a teaching fellow in the Graduate Teacher Training Program for Future Law Professors at Georgetown University. Jefferson's scholarly articles and papers address a variety of tax topics, including the funding limitations of defined benefit plans, the risks of defined contribution plans, the earned income tax credit, and the medical savings account program. In 1998, she was appointed by President Clinton as one of one hundred participants for the first National Summit on Retirement Income Savings. In 2002 she testified before the congress of the United States on issues regarding Retirement Security and Defined Contribution Plans. Jefferson is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Benefits Practice Resource Advisory Board. She has a B.S. in mathematics from Howard University, a J.D. from the George Washington University, and a LL.M. from Georgetown University.
Regina T. Jefferson